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Vernessa Pollard is Co-Chair of McDermott Will & Emery’s global Life Sciences practice and leads the FDA practice. A thought-leader on digital health and regulatory issues, she works alongside life sciences, medical device and technology companies, helping them navigate FDA regulatory complexities to bring novel technologies and cutting-edge products to market. Vernessa helps companies engage with the agency and align internal processes to address regulatory, compliance and business goals. As a trusted advisor and legal strategist, she helps clients develop practical, scalable and innovative strategies for solving challenging regulatory and compliance problems, evaluating risk and achieving business objectives. Vernessa is a founder and board member of MedTech Color, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that aims to advance the representation of people of color in the medical device industry. She received her B.A. from Howard University and her JD from Temple University School of Law.

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